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Tridosha Explainer Video and Quiz: Understand the Three Doshas

By arhanta_y_org | blog

Jul 02

A Comprehensive Overview of the Three Doshas (Tridosha) & Dosha Quiz

Whenever you interest yourself in Ayurveda you will learn about the Tridosha, the therm Tridosha is can be split in ‘Tri’ which means three, and ‘dosha’ which means “fault”. In this article you will find a video to understand the three doshas: In a healthy body all elements must renew on regular basis. However, when an element starts to accumulate and rot in the body it is called a dosha. Now, everybody depending on its constitution has a tendency to accumulate a certain element.

Whenever there is accumulation of an element in the body tissues, the body wastes, organs and channels are getting disturbed and this results in physical and mental disease. A dosha therefore affects the bodily functions and body properties.

The three doshas are

  1. Vata – dosha of air and space element
  2. Pitta – dosha of fire element
  3. Kapha – dosha of water and earth element

Understand The Three doshas

Watch a comprehensive overview:

This explainer video will tell you what the doshas exactly are and will help you to understand the three doshas. It will explain the properties, location in the body, influence on mental state of all three doshas.

And, find out more about your dosha by completing the tridosha quiz

Dosha Quiz

Complete this short quiz and gain insight into which dosha is close to you. By asking you a few questions about your body type, illness patterns and preferences, it is possible to get an idea of which element is more dominant in your body, which element is accumulated and can cause a “fault”. We all have at least on, and often two doshas.

About the Author


Ram Jain (E-RYT 500) is a renowned yoga teacher from India and the Director of Arhanta Yoga Ashrams in India and The Netherlands. He has been teaching since 1998 and he is teaching yoga teacher training courses since 2009. In the past 10 years, he has trained over 3500 yoga teachers. Ram is also the creator of several online education courses, such as the 50 hours Online Yin Yoga course and the 30 hours online Ayurveda Fundamentals course. Born and raised in India, his yoga education started from the age of 8 years as part of his school education. Over the period he has studied yoga and yogic philosophy in-depth from various reputed teachers.


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